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STS Airport Cars have compiled a London airport security survival guide to combat the stress of London airport travel. We hope this will help you to have all the necessary London airport security information in one place, from your London minicabs specialist providing reliable airport transfers.
Firstly, at security you only need your boarding card, so have it ready, you don’t need your passport at London airport security.
All toiletries, aftershaves, perfumes and cosmetics (in containers of 100ml or less) need to be contained in a transparent re-sealable plastic bag (maximum size 20cm x 20cm) for security staff to x-ray separately. Make sure you have the plastic bag ready before you get to security, otherwise you will be delayed.
Laptops, iPads, hair dryers, iPods or other large electrical items will need x-raying separately. Make sure you have these items ready prior to security. Digital cameras and mobile phones can be left in your hand baggage or jacket to be x-rayed.
Remove your coats and jackets before arriving at security as they need to be screened separately, while you walk through the security archway. You may also be asked to remove your belt and shoes.
London Airport security advises that you only take what you need for your holiday, try not to take excess.
Baby wipes and powdered milk are fine but any milk or food in a paste, gel or liquid and you will be required to taste 50% of the contents.
Essential medicines including inhalers and medicines of more than 100ml’s can be carried in your hand luggage, but you must seek prior approval from your airline and have a doctor’s letter or prescription.
STS Airport Cars will transport you to and from all London airports and our comfortable airport minicab are all full private hire licensed. We want to ensure you are relaxed both prior to and after your airport security ordeal, so sit back and relax while your capable driver escorts you to your destination.
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London minicabs are available by prior booking only for:
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